BWW Exclusive: Diana Huey, Erin Driscoll, and Thom Sesma in Signature's MISS SAIGON
Signature Theatre presents this summer's all-new production of Tony Award-winning musical Miss Saigon, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. Running in the MAX Theatre, the production opens the theatre's 2013/14 season with all the adventure, romance, and excitement that Signature promises with the re-imagining of a classic musical. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at extra production shots below!
The production stars Signature newcomers Diana Huey as the Vietnamese bar girl Kim, Jason Michael Evans as the American GI Chris, and Thom Sesma as the mysterious club owner who calls himself the Engineer. They are joined by many of Signature's most well-known actors, including Erin Driscoll (Spin, Company) as Ellen, Chris Sizemore (Chess, Sweeney Todd) as John, and Christopher Mueller (Spin, Brother Russia) as Tuey.
Cheryl Daro plays Gigi. Stephen Gregory Smith, James Gardiner, Gannon O'Brien, Vincent Kempski,Nicholas Yenson, Kevin Kulp, Ryan Sellers, Katie Mariko Murray, Tamara Young, and Eunice Bae round out the cast.
Miss Saigon features an award-winning creative team that includes Karma Camp (choreographer), Adam Koch (scenic designer), Frank Labowitz (costume designer), Chris Lee (lighting designer), Matt Rowe(sound designer), and Anne Nesmith (wig designer). Gabriel Mangiante is the Music Director, and Kerry Epstein is Production Stage Manager.
A 15-piece orchestra backs Miss Saigon's 18-member cast, bringing to life an electrifying score featuring hit songs including "The Heat Is On," "I Still Believe," "Why God Why?" and "The American Dream."
This production will also premiere the new song "Maybe," written for Ellen.
Photo Credit: Christopher Mueller